La Familia Unida ofrece asesoramiento a las personas en situaciones de violencia doméstica, manejo de la ira y el programa de educación para padres. También se ocupan de muchos de los jóvenes que se dirigía a las pandillas de sus barrios. Este programa fue producido por Chicago Access Network (CAN TV). Topic: social services
Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council joins Perspectivas Latinas to discuss their mission to enhance the general welfare of all residents, organizations, and businesses by integrating social service and economic development programs in the area. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV). Topic: social services
Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council joins Perspectivas Latinas to discuss their mission to enhance the general welfare of all residents, organizations and businesses by integrating social services and economic development programs in the area. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV). Topic: social services
Story of a young public health nurse who comes to realize the importance of psychology in her work. This humanistic film was made by a team of famous documentarians. Photography and Editing: Richard Leacock. Writer and Producer: Irving Jacoby. Director: Willard Van Dyke. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Psychiatry, Social services, Nursing
Story of a young public health nurse who comes to realize the importance of psychology in her work. This humanistic film was made by a team of famous documentarians. Photography and Editing: Richard Leacock. Writer and Producer: Irving Jacoby. Director: Willard Van Dyke. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Psychiatry, Social services, Nursing
Our round table is back and weighing in on: President Obamaâs deficit reduction plan; the budget, taxes, entitlement programs; the myth of rugged individualism as an economic strategy; the realities facing the US economy within the context of the global economy, war, occupation and militarization; bankrolling the bankers; the role of austerity measures, the California budget deadlock. Has capitalism truly hit the fan? Our panelists are: Jackie Goldberg, Tom Hayden, Dr. Gerald Horne. Topics: Obama, Budget, War, Austerity, social services
Interview with Raul Echeverria representing Catholic Social Services in Edmonton speaks about schooling of immigrant children, their integration in Canadian society, and the results of a presentation encouraging children to think about their future in Canada. Cathy Ramos sings. Local announcements: Victor Jara folk dancing and Cuba solidarity committee. Interview with two women on the dignity of women and discuss the film Diario de una mujer descasada shown before the interview. Sara Borquez is... Topics: Catholic Social Services, Immigration, Education, women's rights
How the United Fund helps the disadvantaged people of the St. Louis area, seen through the eyes of an elderly widower in search of services and stability. Writer and director: Richard Heffron. Photographed by Victor Duncan. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Social services, St. Louis, Missouri, Cities
How the "Pride of Judea" organization, located in New York City, assists "at-risk" Jewish teenage boys. Producer: Arnold Panken. Associate Producer: Walter Stuart. Writer: Harold Lea. Director: Herbert Shoble. Director of Photography: Richard Shore. Narrator: Wally Duguet. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Psychology, Jewish history and culture, Social services
Weakness in evaluations often can be traced to structural limitations in the positions of evaluation researchers. Conventional human relations techniques often are an insufficient basis for securing strong support for evaluation research. Strategies for increasing evaluation research leverage are reviewed. Alignment of evaluation research with regulatory bodies with authority to suspend public program expenditures is advocated. Several likely obstacles in the development of the regulatory... Topics: ERIC Archive, Evaluators, Financial Support, Models, Program Evaluation, Social Services
This keynote address speaks to problems faced by the elderly, particularly in the areas of finances and social services. The public concerns over the viability of the social security system are briefly examined and confronted. The speaker, U.S. Commissioner on Aging, stresses the need for his peers to become acquainted with, and use, the many services available to them, including special cost-saving public transportation and no-cost or low-cost legal services. He further advocates the need for... Topics: ERIC Archive, Federal Programs, Needs, Older Adults, Social Services, Speeches
This document presents witness testimonies and prepared statements from the Senate hearing called to consider the reauthorization of ACTION programs. Opening remarks by Senators Orrin G. Hatch and Paula Hawkins discuss ACTION, a federal agency whose purpose is to advocate, promote, and support the voluntary efforts of citizens in solving the problems of the poor, the disabled, the elderly, and children with special needs. Testimony and prepared statements of the following witnesses are... Topics: ERIC Archive, Federal Programs, Hearings, Social Services, Voluntary Agencies, Volunteers
The nature of maternity services has changed in the past 20 years, with a movement away from traditional (physician delivery in a hospital) towards other alternative services. This study examined alternative maternity services in Washington State, which ranks eighth in the country in the use of such services. Data were collected from birth and infant and fetal death certificates. A delivery was considered alternative if it occurred outside of a hospital and/or was delivered by a non-physician... Topics: ERIC Archive, Birth, Health Services, Obstetrics, Pregnancy, Social Services
Social problems of St. Louis in the late 1950s and how they are being addressed by member agencies of the United Fund. With striking images of the underside of the Fabulous Fifties and the Gateway Arch under construction. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Social services, St. Louis, Missouri, Cities: U.S.
Held by Gallaudet University Library Deaf Collections and Archives, Washington, D.C. (catalog link: http://catalog.wrlc.org/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?BBID=1429775) Topics: Deaf, Educational methods, Social services, Schools, Sign language
byDAVAR: The Vermont Jewish Women's History Project
Ann Zinn Buffum and Sandra Stillman Gartner, project directors, interviewed Darryl Bloom on August 15, 2005 in Montpelier, Vermont as part of DAVARâs oral history project. Darryl was born in Chicago in 1946 and grew up in a small town in Pennsylvania, where she spent Saturday mornings helping her mother arrange flowers in the nearby Presbyterian church. She attended Antioch College in Ohio and graduated from Connecticut College with a degree in elementary education in 1970. After meeting and... Topics: Vermont, Jewish women, converts, education, cultural exchange, social services
Community Supported Agriculture is now a well known fixture in many places across America. But CSA has begun to transform our social and economic world in many ways. This is exemplified by the work that Red Wiggler Farm is doing to provide disabled adults with meaningful employment. Listen and learn. Topics: social services, CSA, farming, agriculture, red wiggler, disabled adults
How the United Fund intervenes to help poor residents of St. Louis. With rare footage of low-income residential areas in the late 1950s. ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Social services, St. Louis, Missouri, Cities: U.S.
How the Salvation Army responds to human needs. Includes many images of depressed neighborhoods and skid rows in San Francisco and other California cities, as well as the construction of Daly City. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Social services, Salvation Army, San Francisco Bay Area
Next Step #145: This St. Patrick's Day, join us for some Armenian Scotch. Coming from Japan: earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown, the worst is fear. Jesus’ words: “Do Not Fear” is a call during these anxiety filled times. Superman and God: who could have stopped the tsunami in Japan? Guest Maida Icliates, chairperson for Armenian Family Support Services is interviewed and she offers a blue print for social services through the Church. Faith meets action in this wonderful story of a... Topics: St Patrick's Day, Japan, tsunami, earthquake, Maida Icliates, Armenian Family Support Services,...
"Loving Health Worker Deserves Worker Of The Year Award" (video version) These recordings were uploaded/deleted of my own free will, without prompting by any individuals or organizations. These recordings are my own property. archive.org, please deleted this webpage. Topics: health care, social services, homeless shelter system, single room occupancy, mental disablity
This study of services to young children with special needs in Massachusetts was conducted for the Early Childhood Project, Division of Special Education, Massachusetts Department of Education. The report contains the following: (1) an evaluation of activities carried out between October 1979 and August 1980 by the Birth to Six Project in Brockton, Massachusetts; (2) a review of reports relating to the Early Childhood Planning Group's document A Plan for Coordinated Interagency Services for... Topics: ERIC Archive, Agency Cooperation, Policy Formation, Preschool Education, Program Evaluation, Social...
This paper addresses the concept of child advocacy as a service strategy for troubled youth, particularly juvenile delinquents. The shortcomings of more traditional approaches to these youth and the concomitant recommendations for the use of advocacy are reviewed. The lack of clearly specified operating principles and techniques for advocacy interventions is noted as an obstacle to the implementation of a child advocacy strategy. The successful advocacy techniques utilized in an ongoing... Topics: ERIC Archive, Adolescents, Child Advocacy, Delinquency, Delinquent Rehabilitation, Delivery...
Included in this document are the texts of the Older Americans Act of 1965, the Older Americans Act Amendments of 1984, the Older Americans Amendments of 1975, and the Comprehensive Older Americans Act Amendments of 1978. The text of the Older Americans Act of 1965 contains seven titles: (1) Declaration of Objectives and Definitions; (2) Administration on Aging; (3) Grants for State and Community Programs on Aging; (4) Training, Research, and Discretionary Projects and Programs; (5) Community... Topics: ERIC Archive, Age Discrimination, Aging (Individuals), Federal Legislation, Older Adults, Program...
This paper proposes the use of home-based, family-centered services that are designed to encourage the healthy development of children in their families. Such services would constitute part of a comprehensive approach to the child welfare problem in Indiana. The goals of family-centered services are to: (1) preserve the integrity of the family; (2) link children and families with community agencies; and (3) strengthen families' coping skills. The impact, in human terms, of lack of family... Topics: ERIC Archive, Child Welfare, Day Care, Family Problems, Family Programs, Home Programs, Program...
Criticized are standards for child abuse and neglect drafted by the Juvenile Justice Standards Project of the Institute of Judicial Administration and the American Bar Association. It is claimed that the standards unduly limit state intervention. Case study examples are cited and revisions are suggested for the following areas: providing services in cases of nonserious harm, the future endangerment requirment, court jurisdiction to order removal for serious harm, and the reporting process. (CL) Topics: ERIC Archive, Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Court Litigation, Government Role, Intervention, Social...
This document presents materials from a course designed to teach adolescents about teenage pregnancy and parenting. The materials are organized into nine modules, each of which contains instructions on how to use the module; a pre- and post-test on the information presented in the module; a fact finder leaflet of information; and relevant activities. The module on family planning concentrates on a variety of methods for contraception and includes a chart that explains different methods of... Topics: ERIC Archive, Adolescents, Child Rearing, Contraception, Early Parenthood, Family Planning,...
Intended to aid state departments of social services, the publication focuses on social implications of severe visual impairment and the provision of needed services. Chapters are given to the following topics: the relationship between the social service worker and the client who is blind, general terms and special services related to blindness, common caseload characteristics, children and blindness, blindness in the young and middle adult years, and the elderly blind. Stressed are the... Topics: ERIC Archive, Adults, Blindness, Children, Exceptional Child Services, Older Adults, Social...
For more than a quarter of a century, both human service agencies and religious organizations have provided for the needs of the elderly. In order to study the relationship between these groups, clergy from mainline Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish churches and synagogues (N=34) and social service agency administrators in a midwestern suburb were interviewed. Examination of the data gathered in the interviews indicated that services provided by churches and synagogues fall into four basic... Topics: ERIC Archive, Church Programs, Church Role, Community Services, Gerontology, Older Adults, Social...
The provision of Federal aid is more limited in United States territories and possessions than it is in the states. These areas are generally exempt from Federal taxes as an incentive to their economic self-reliance. This study analyzes the impact of extending full Federal aid and income taxes to these areas. Although Federal spending in these territories would double, more revenue would be generated from the taxes. This revenue may decline over time however, due to the loss of business tax... Topics: ERIC Archive, Economic Status, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Social Services, Taxes, Unemployment
This government report reviews U.S. refugee resettlement programs and policies. Part I of the book provides an overview of U.S. refugee admissions programs and discusses refugee admissions policies for two time frames: 1945 to 1965, and 1965 to the present. In Part II an analysis of Federal assistance programs for domestic resettlement of refugees is found. This section describes assistance offered to refugees resettling in the U.S. and the legislation and programs authorizing such assistance.... Topics: ERIC Archive, Cubans, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Immigrants, Indochinese, Land...